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The John Glenn I neighborhood of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, is bordered by SW 59th Street on the north and SW 65th Street on the south. South Drexel Avenue is the eastern boundary and I-44 forms the western border. Neighborhood streets include S McLemore Drive, South Drexel Place, South Land Avenue, and South Independence Avenue. Named streets tend to run north to south and numbered streets run east to west. Number streets go from SW 59th through SW 65th Street.
The John Glenn I neighborhood is characterized by modest, but well-kept frame and brick homes on average size lots. The landscaping is simple and attractive. There are many large trees. The backyards tend to be fenced. Some apartment complexes are located on South Independence Avenue. Sidewalks are only featured around the apartment complexes. High voltage power lines and a substation are also located off South Independence Avenue. Yards around the perimeter of the neighborhood near the highway tend to be larger and have more of a country feeling. There are also a few manufactured homes on this neighborhood perimeter.
Neighborhood landmarks include Almonte Shopping Center on SW 59th and the John Glenn Elementary School on South Land Avenue. Several recreational facilities are also nearby. The Syl Goldman Park is on South Independence Avenue. It features a playground, picnic areas, and .8 miles of concrete walking paths. Moreover, there are plans for this park to be incorporated into the city-wide greenway system.
Willow Creek Golf and Country Club is off of SW 59th Street on South Country Club Drive. The private club features an 18-hole golf course, a pro shop, and fine dining facilities.